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Many new parents often ask, "What is a moses basket and what is it used for?"
The story of the true “Moses” basket (Exodus 2:1-10. KJV)
In days when Egyptians ruled, the king became fearful of Israelites because they grew so mighty in numbers, so the King commanded to “take every newborn Hebrew boy & throw him into the Nile River, but let all the girls live”. During this time, one Hebrew woman who did not want to give up her son when he was born took a basket made of reeds & covered it with tar to make it watertight, then put the baby in it & then the river. The baby survived as he was kept in a tight cozy bed and protected.
Today’s “Moses” basket:
Original reed basket was created thousands of years ago to keep a beautiful baby safe. Recently, the reed baskets become highly desirable by mothers wishing to keep their infants safe, secure, & close by. Today, tar & a simple blanket, have been replaced with soft cushions & padding, with beautiful fabrics designed to dress the basket & gently blanket your precious newborn.